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Evzones exhibition starts at Athens City Museum

The Evzones guards are a true living attraction of the city and an eternal symbol of Greece, synonymous to valour and heroism. The Athens City Museum is dedicating its new exhibition to these elite soldiers, with portraits, sculptures, embroideries and works of contemporary Greek art, as well as souvenirs, rare photographs, archival material, unreleased historical relics and collectibles from public and private collections that aim to tell the story of Evzones throughout the years of the Greek revolution.

Andreas Holevas: The American-born Greek Presidential Guard 2

Andreas Holevas: The American-born Greek Presidential Guard

Born and raised in Pennsylvania, 28-year-old Andreas Holevas obtained a Greek passport to serve in the Greek Army and in particular in the Presidential Guard, “like his grandfather.” The expatriate Holevas has…

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ANZAC Day, Lest We Forget (PHOTOS)

For more than a century, Anzac Day has been an important commemoration for Australia, a day to honour the courage and self-sacrifice of those who served in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping…

The Evzones Collection, by Nick Bourdaniotis

The Evzones Collection by Nick Bourdaniotis

Born in Nambour, Queensland, Nick Bourdaniotis grew up in Brisbane and moved to Sydney in 2001. Nick’s passion for photography began at a young age and his unique and artistic approach to…

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Evzones to visit Kalymnos for the first time in history

By Drossoulla Mavromatis The presidential guard, Greece’s pride and joy are set to visit Kalymnos for the first time in the history of the island on March 7, 2020, for the 72nd…